Keeping a baby cool on trail

We started our 2021 GDT thru hike during the tail end of a record heat wave in BC. In the months before the hike I was worried about keeping Toothless cool but that concern ramped up hard in the week before the trip. Thankfully our system worked and he kept cool and safe during the … Continue reading Keeping a baby cool on trail

Tips and tricks for extended backpacking trips with a baby

You might be feeling overwhelmed with the idea of backpacking with a baby. We are members of online groups that encourage and support backpacking with children and some common themes are stress about the first time going out and stress about gear (which often leads to over packing!). After thru hiking the GDT with our … Continue reading Tips and tricks for extended backpacking trips with a baby

Gear Shakedown and Trip Report: Camping and Backpacking Chilliwack Lake with Toothless

It's getting closer to our 2021 GDT start and we really need to finalize gear and routines with Toothless. Our key concern so far have been getting a sleep system and routine sorted out with him since our previous attempts were unsuccessful. We originally had a trip planned for Manning Park but we cancelled this … Continue reading Gear Shakedown and Trip Report: Camping and Backpacking Chilliwack Lake with Toothless